Children as Peer Researchers: Reflections on a Journey of Mutual Discovery

Coppock, V. (2011) Children as Peer Researchers: Reflections on a Journey of Mutual Discovery. Children & Society, 25 (6). pp. 435-446. ISSN 0951-0605 DOI https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1099-0860.2010.00296.x

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Abstract

This article is based on a small-scale study evaluating the work of an emotional literacy project in the North West of England. It focuses on the research process and the challenging experience of involving children as peer researchers. The author draws on theoretical and epistemological insights from feminism and the sociology of childhood to explore some of the enduring tensions and contradictions facing adults involved in children’s research. The primary intention is to use post-research reflections to raise questions and stimulate debate amongst children’s researchers rather than offer solutions.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Psychology
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 12:28
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/932

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